Transfer Updates – Messi to MLS? Man United want Arsenal star and Juventus plot massive swap with Man United

Transfer Updates (September 16) – Messi to MLS? Man United want Arsenal star and Juventus plot massive swap with Man United

David Beckham and his start-up American team Inter Miami want Barcelona’s Argentina playmaker Lionel Messi, 31, for their debut season in Major League Soccer in 2020. (Mail on Sunday)

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is planning a January move for Arsenal’s 29-year-old German midfielder Mesut Ozil. (Sunday Express)

Juventus are set to offer 24-year-old Argentina forward Paulo Dybala to Manchester United in a bid to lure France midfielder Paul Pogba, 25, back to Turin in a deal worth £150m. (Sunday Mirror)

Chelsea are to open talks over a new two-year deal with 31-year-old central defender David Luiz, whose current contract runs out next summer. (Sun on Sunday) 

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola will be paying close attention to Lyon midfielders Lucas Tousart and Tanguy Ndombele when the French side travel to Etihad Stadium on Wednesday. The two France youth internationals, both 21, have reportedly been monitored by several of Europe’s top sides. (Star on Sunday)

Tanguy NDombele

Juventus offered 60m euros (£53.4m) to Fiorentina for Federico Chiesa over the summer. The 20-year-old Italy forward has also been linked with Manchester United and Chelsea. (Calciomercato)

Chelsea are also said to be interested in 23-year-old Fulham striker Aleksandar Mitrovic. The Serbia international has impressed since his £22m move from Newcastle. (Sunday Mirror)

Barcelona target Frenkie de Jong, 21, has hinted at a move to the La Liga champions, Ajax’s Dutch midfielder admitting that he would love to play alongside Lionel Messi. (Sunday Express)

Inter Milan are planning a loan move for Manchester United’s Anthony Martial in January, although a move for the Frenchman, 22, would see United ask for 29-year-old Croatia winger Ivan Perisic in return. (Star on Sunday)

Anthony Martial

Liverpool’s Dutch midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum, 27, says he turned down an offer from Tottenham to move to Anfield from Newcastle in 2016. (Metro)

Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante, 27, said there was “some contact” with Paris St-Germain this summer but the Frenchman is happy to have stayed at Stamford Bridge. (ESPN)

Former England striker Wayne Rooney, 32, believes Everton’s major shareholder Farhad Moshiri did not want to keep him at the club, leading to his move to MLS side DC United. (Mail on Sunday)

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